Welcome to Vancouver Finlandia Club!

A vibrant community celebrating Finnish culture, food and activities in BC.

Upcoming Events

From baking classes to seasonal celebrations, the VFC hosts social events and activities throughout the year.

Groups & Associations

The Vancouver Finlandia Club has a strong history of sub-clubs and associations.


Vancouver Finlandia Club is always looking for new members to join us in fun events and programs.

Upcoming Events

Event Calendar

July 2024

About VFC

The Vancouver Finlandia Club (VFC) is a vibrant community, with a mix of Finnish, Canadian, Scandinavian, and many other peoples who come together celebrate Finnish culture and enjoy activities together in and around Vancouver and the lower mainland.

Who we are

VFC is a non-profit, non-religious and non-political organization whose goals are to help Finnish people feel welcome in Canada and to let Canadians know about the Finnish language, culture and interests.

What we do

Vancouver Finlandia Club provides support for the adult folk dancing group - Purpurit Folk Dancers, supports language lessons for children and adults through the FinnFun School of Vancouver, and holds numerous social events throughout the year and maintains a Finnish-language library at the Scandinavian Community Centre.


Annual Events

Finnish Your Dinner

A potluck style evening where we dine together under the stars, play a few lawn games, and enjoy a social summer evening. And have fun! READ MORE

Scandinavian Craft Fair

An annual Christmas Market run by volunteers and held on the last Sunday in November. Our famous Christmas baking and treats sell out fast! READ MORE 

Scandinavian Midsummer Festival 

Held annually in June, the five Scandinavian houses come together for a fun weekend of food, crafts, information and entertainment. READ MORE

Get Involved

The VFC is a wonderful group of people, many of whom dedicate time and energy to help the Club continue to thrive. If you are interested in becoming a VFC member or volunteering, please contact [email protected] and we will let you know of any upcoming opportunities. Or maybe you have an idea for something new we can do!? Suggestions are always welcome – you can you the email above or contact any VFC Board Member. Thank you for your interest in the Vancouver Finlandia Club.

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